- a rehearsal in which physical action is combined with reading the lines of a play.
- a perfunctory performance of a script.
Origin of walk-through
How to use walk-through in a sentence
And if you want proof of what the country is really all about, just walk through the National September 11 Memorial Museum.Dick Cheney vs. ‘Unbroken’|Mike Barnicle|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The solution they came up with was the scroll, which let viewers walk through the painting as they unfurled it.The Many Lives of Artist David Hockney|William O’Connor|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Getting to the stage called for an awkward walk through the bar area.Best Career Arc Ever: From Burlesque To Bartending|Anne Berry|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When that door opens to sacrifice for Allah will you walk through?The Mystery of Donald Ray Morgan, the 44-Year-Old American Who Loved ISIS|Michael Daly|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Broken glass crunches under my feet as I walk through the school.Inside the Gaza Schoolyard Massacre|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He used to walk through the park, and note with pleasure the care that his father bestowed on the gigantic property.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
I want to get into the country; I never walk through a street simply for the pleasure of it.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
In the first third of my road, which lay along the coast, I counted about thirty-two brooks which we were obliged to walk through.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
This minister had been accused by his antagonist of having been seen taking a walk through one of the parks on the Sabbath.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
At Myslovitz I had an indifferent meal, and afterwards went for a walk through the pretty town.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
British Dictionary definitions for walk-through
Other Idioms and Phrases with walk-through
Perform in a perfunctory fashion, as in She was just walking through her job, hoping to quit very soon. This idiom originally referred to practicing parts in a play at an early rehearsal. It was applied more broadly from the late 1800s. Also see go through the motions.
walk someone through. Instruct someone carefully, one step at a time, as in He was very helpful, walking me through all the steps in this complex computer program.